What is Design Camp?
Design Camp, LLC. is a two day, educational seminar hosted and instructed by Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis with special guests segments led by industry experts in niche fields. The course is tailored for design professionals and design aficionados.
Each day runs from 9AM-6PM and is broken down into 8 segments per day. The course is offered for live attendees at each event as well as online segments available “on demand”. The live segments accommodate up to 300 attendees. The comprehensive schedule led by some of the most powerful players in the design industry includes topics like: design trends; online inspiration and portfolios; where and how to shop; niche design opportunities; billing and contract strategies, kitchen and bath trends from top manufacturers; branding; social and online marketing, inside information on how to get published and be on television; how to land licensing and spokesperson deals and much more. By the end of the course campers will have the confidence and ability to run successful, magazine ready interior projects and take their careers to an entirely new level. Lori and Kelli’s secrets are truly the key ingredients to creating a play book with eye opening insight of how the interior design business really works today.
When is Design Camp?
Design Camp is held once a month in select cities across the United States. Please refer to our Camps and Registration page to learn about specific dates and locations.
Where is Design Camp?
Design Camp is held in select cities across the United States. Please refer to our Camps and Registration page to learn about specific dates and locations.
Who should attend Design Camp?
Design Camp is for design enthusiasts, practicing interior designers, decorators, stagers, retailers and people who just love interior design and want to learn more. At the end of design camp you will have the skills and confidence to design magazine ready interior design jobs and take your career to the next level.
Do you have to have interior design experience to go to Design Camp?
No experience is necessary. You’ll be amazed at how much you can learn in two focused days!
My business is based on the East coast but I would like to go to Another Camp in a different City. Will I make more connections/learn more about design in my area if I go to camp in another city or does it even matter?
What is the tuition for Design Camp?
The tuition for Design Camp is $1,297 and is likely tax deductible as a business expense for continuing education.
How long is Design Camp?
Design Camp begins with a Wednesday night cocktail party, there is all day instruction on Thursday, a cocktail party on Thursday night and all day instruction on Friday. Link to agenda.
What is the agenda at Design Camp?
Please visit our agenda page.
Who runs Design Camp?
Design Camp is owned and operated by celebrity interior designers Kelli Ellis and Lori Dennis, ASID, LEED AP. View their bios here.
How do I enroll?
It’s easy to enroll in Design Camp. Just fill out the form on the online registration page and pay for tuition.
When do I have to pay for Design Camp Tuition?
The best way to assure you have a spot at Design Camp is to register early. Camps are expected to sell out a few weeks before each camp. Register here.
How should I dress at Design Camp?
Business casual attire.
What do I bring to Design Camp?
Feel free to bring laptops, cameras, business cards and anything you want to share with the group, i.e. a current or past project, an amazing resource, a unique idea.
How old must you be to attend?
Design Camp will accept campers age 18 and up.
What is included in the cost of Design Camp?
Design Camp includes two full days of instruction, two cocktail parties and all materials presented at Design Camp, along with plenty of vendor giveaways.
How many people attend a Design Camp?
Each camp has a 300 person maximum capacity.
If I have more questions who should I contact about Design Camp?
Please use the contact form here to contact us.